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Subject: Dolar Davis - Hist. of Concord by Lemuel Shattuck 1835. (full book online)
Date: Sun, 30 Oct 2005 11:53:01 EST
Subject: Dolar Davis
Source: History of the Town of Concord, Mass. by Lemuel Shattuck, Boston,
Dolar Davis was of Cambridge in 1634, a petitioner for Groton in 1656,
before resided in Barnstable, where he died 1673. He was one of twenty who
granted in Concord in 1659, and was employed as a carpenter.
He married Margery, sister of Major Simon Willard and had a daughter Ruth,
married Stephen Hall and two sons, Simon and Samuel, who settled in this
town, and were the fruitful vines whose numerous branches extend over this
counties, and part of New Hampshire, and are constantly sending forth new
Simon Davis was a Lieutenant, representative, and otherwise distinguished;
Mary, dau of James Blood, 1660, died June 14, 1713, aged 77 and had Simon,
James, Ellen, Ebenezer and Hannah. Of whom, Dr. Simon Davis m. Elizabeth
Woodhouse, 1689; she died November 12, 1711; and had John, Simon, Henry,
Elizabeth, Mary, Samuel,
Ebenezer and Peter.
Simon Davis the 2nd son, b. 1692, married Dorothy ____ 1713 and had Simon,
Israel and Joseph born in Concord, removed to Rutland about 1720, and had
Eleazer, Oliver of Princeton and two daughters.
The eldest son Simon Davis, b. May 17, 1714 was father to David Davis of
Paxton, Deacon Isaac Davis of Northborough, father to Honorable John Davis
Samuel of Oakham, John Davis of Paxton and several daughters.
Joseph Davis brother of Simon, b. in Concord July 16, 1720 was minister of
Holden; died March 4, 1799 aged 79.
James Davis second son of the first Simon, married Ann Smeadly 1701; died
Sept 16, 1727 aged 59, having had James, Ruth, Thomas (who died Nov 18, 1786
aged 81, father to James Davis of Holden, Jonathan and Josiah of New
Ipswich, Nathan Davis of Westford, Thomas Davis of Chelmsford, Amos Davis of
Groton, Abel Davis of Concord and three other sons, Joseph Zachariah and Benjamin.
Ebenezer Davis the 6th child of Simon Davis, Sr., had by his wife Dinah,
Ebenezer, Josiah (killed Lovewell's fight), and several others.
Samuel Davis, the other son of Dolar Davis, married Mary Meads 1665, settled
in the present limits of Bedford, where his descendants yet live. Had Mary,
Daniel, Martha, Simon and perhaps others.
Samuel Davis the eldest son, m. Abigail Reed 1698; and had Abigail, Mary,
Samuel, Jacob, Eleazer and Stephen.
Daniel the third child was one of the first members of the church in
married Mary Hubbard 1698 and had Jonathan, Daniel, Mary, Ephraim, Nathan,
Grafton, Josiah and Nathaniel. Their father died Feb 11, 1741, and their
mother died Feb 2,
1769 aged 87.
Transcribed by Janice Farnsworth
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